South Pasadena, CA (Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave)




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About South Pasadena, CA (Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave median real estate price is $1,259,730, which is more expensive than 92.2% of the neighborhoods in California and 98.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave is currently $2,084, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 68.6% of the neighborhoods in California.

Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in South Pasadena, California.

Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave real estate is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave are 7.3%, which is lower than one will find in 61.1% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood has a higher proportion of its residents employed as executives, managers and professionals than 99.4% of the neighborhoods in American. In fact, 76.4% of the employed people here make a living as an executive, a manager, or other professional. With such a high concentration, this truly shapes the character of this neighborhood, and to a large degree defines what this neighborhood is about.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood has more Lithuanian and Croatian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Lithuanian ancestry and 1.2% have Croatian ancestry.

Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.7% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Japanese at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 98.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: People

Think about the people you know personally. How many of them would purchase box seats to opening night at the symphony? How many of them regularly attend gallery openings, or are the first to reserve tickets to opening night at the ballet? If they're like most of us, they don't do any of these things. But if you're among an exclusive crowd of wealthy and refined patrons of the arts, then you'll feel right at home in the Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood: a neighborhood in which more "urban sophisticates" live than 97.8% of neighborhoods across the U.S. Here, your neighbors are defined as having urbane tastes in literature, music, live theatre and the arts. They are wealthy, educated, travel in style, and live a big city lifestyle whether or not they live in or near a big city. In addition to being an excellent choice for urban sophisticates, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives and active retirees.

In addition, if knowledge is power, then imagine the cumulative power of one neighborhood where many of the adults have earned an advanced degree, such as a Masters, law degree, medical degree, or even a Ph.D. This is certainly the case in the Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood, where 34.9% have earned an advanced degree. Compare that to the average neighborhood in America, where just 8.4% of adults have completed a post-graduate degree, and you can see why this neighborhood is a stand out. In fact, this neighborhood has a higher rate of adults with an advanced degree than 96.9% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood in South Pasadena are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 91.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 1.8% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 87.4% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood, 76.4% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 10.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (8.4%), and 5.1% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood in South Pasadena, CA, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as Asian (24.4%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (11.3%), and residents who report German roots (9.2%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (7.1%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (7.1%), among others. In addition, 22.3% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood is English, spoken by 72.4% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Chinese and Spanish.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (36.4% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (86.5%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (7.2%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave 0.101011101001110
South Pasadena 0.101011101001110
California 4.26
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Monterey Rd / Fair Oaks Ave 0.101011101001110
South Pasadena 0.101011101001110
California 26.18
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South Pasadena 0.101011101001110
California 90

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 6 Condition Alerts found.

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

Schools In This District

School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to CA Quality Rating Compared to Nation
Marengo Elementary
1400 Marengo Ave.
South Pasadena, CA, 91030
KG-05
Arroyo Vista Elementary
335 El Centro St.
South Pasadena, CA, 91030
KG-05
Monterey Hills Elementary
1624 Via Del Rey
South Pasadena, CA, 91030
KG-05
South Pasadena Middle
1500 Fair Oaks
South Pasadena, CA, 91030
06-08
South Pasadena Senior High
1401 Fremont Ave.
South Pasadena, CA, 91030
09-12

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